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Court offers job protection for medical marijuana patients; could it happen in California?

7.26.17

In the article, "Court offers job protection for medical marijuana patients; could it happen in California?," featured in The Cannifornian, attorney Danielle Moore discusses Massachusetts’ highest court recently issuing a first-of-its-kind ruling that says employers can’t fire workers just for being medical marijuana patients.

Though it involves a company headquartered in Irvine, the decision doesn’t have legal implications for businesses in California, according to San Diego-based labor attorney Danielle Moore. 

“This is really a switch,” said Moore, who’s with the national employment law firm Fisher Phillips. “As the country becomes more and more marijuana friendly, I could see that trend developing, and we could start to see some changes in the years to come.”

“As the culture changes, so do the courts,” Moore said.

Please visit The Cannifornian to read the full article. 

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